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DECADENT LOBSTER MACARONI AND CHEESE RECIPE

DECADENT LOBSTER MACARONI AND CHEESE RECIPE As I mentioned in a recent “Sundays With Celia” post, we got together for our monthly Comfort Food Dinner last week. This time it was hosted by our dear friends, Ruth & Mark. A lovely table was set alfresco on their beautiful patio. I really liked the colorful and festive […]

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GOLDEN BELL PEPPER SOUP WITH BASIL OIL

Greetings! Today I’m sharing my delicious recipe for Golden Bell Pepper Soup With Basil Oil. I made this warm and comforting soup for the birthday dinner party I recently hosted. I’m a soup lover and will make it any time of year. But since we are still experiencing some cold weather here in Lake Arrowhead, […]

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HOW TO PLAN A DINNER PARTY

Party planning is time consuming and to be effective it takes lots of advance preparation and a good deal of practice. I’ve been throwing dinner parties for decades and over the years I’ve gone from a frantic, moody hostess to a relaxed and skilled hostess (if I do say so myself) who’s even able to […]

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BEAUTIFUL ICE BOWL TUTORIAL

Beautiful Ice Bowl Tutorial Hi there! Thanks so much for stopping in today. In my last post entitled Easy Yet Elegant Holiday Snacks I showed you how to make a beautiful Ice Bowl as part of a larger blog post. It didn’t include a printable recipe so today I thought I’d reintroduce it as a […]

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HOW TO SET A LOVELY THANKSGIVING TABLE

HOW TO SET A LOVELY THANKSGIVING TABLE I love to set a beautiful table and take a lot of pleasure in doing so. I find this creative endeavor to be quite fulfilling, but it’s a very time consuming activity, often taking me hours. Therefore, I set my table as far ahead of time as possible […]

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HOW TO HOST A BIRTHDAY BBQ BASH TO IMPRESS

Hello dear friends, thanks for stopping in today. Last weekend my husband had another birthday. Birthdays come around far too quickly just at a time you’d rather stop counting the years. It seems like it was yesterday when we were celebrating Brad at my new/old log cabin. Where does the time go??  A lot of […]

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